CINCINNATI USA REGIONAL TOURISM NETWORK SEASONS IN CINCY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
TO ENTER: Enter the SEASONS IN CINCY SWEEPSTAKES (the "Sweepstakes") by creating a qualified post with a photo on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtags, #SPRINGinCINCY, #SUMMERinCINCY, #FALLinCINCY or #WINTERinCINCY between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. Posts should be positive in nature and in keeping with the tourism promotion strategy of the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network (the "Sponsor"). Qualified registrant's Twitter and/or Instagram account and profile must be publicly accessible. Entries that contain inappropriate language or negative themes will not be valid. Registrants may enter the Sweepstakes as many times as they wish by using the hashtags listed above on the social media platforms listed, but only one prize per person. Registrants may not win in consecutive weeks/months. Automated processes that provide multiple entries by means of software generated or other automated processes will be disregarded. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor.
PRIZES: One prize of approximately $100 value will be given away to one random winner each month January through May and August through December 2017. One prize of approximately $100 will be given away to one random winner each week June and July 2017. Registrants may not win in consecutive weeks/months. Prizes are valid through the given expiration dates and are subject to availability. Expiration dates will not be extended; prizes are not be refundable or redeemable for cash or credit at any time; nor will they be replaced if lost or stolen. Complete descriptions of what is included in each giveaway can be obtained by submitting a written request to: Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network, ATTN: Seasons in Cincy Sweepstakes, 50 E. Rivercenter Blvd, Suite 1100, Covington, KY 41011. All prizes are subject to availability. Prizes not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.
DRAWING & NOTIFICATION: Among the qualified Sweepstakes entries, one entry will be drawn at random each month January through May and August through December 2017; and each week June and July 2017. Drawing will be conducted on or about the last day of each week or month from all eligible entries. An independent judge whose decisions are final shall conduct random drawing. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Prizewinner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility/liability and publicity release, which must be returned by the deadline specified by the Sponsor. Failure to sign and return the affidavit or release, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in a winner's disqualification and/or the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize. Prizewinner will be notified by the social media platform in which they entered. Once notified, winners will have 48 hours to respond and validate receipt. Failure to reach winner after 48 hours may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes open to legal U.S. residents who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees of The Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network, The Indianapolis Star, The Louisville Courier-Journal, Cincinnati Enquirer and each of their respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising or promotional agencies, and other agents, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with such employees, are not eligible. Sweepstakes void where prohibited by law and is subject to applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Winner is responsible for federal, state and local taxes and all other expenses associated with the prize not explicitly stated herein as being awarded. All elements of Sweepstakes offer are based on availability and some blackout dates may apply. Travel expenses are not included. Certificates without redemption codes are void and have no value. Lost, stolen or misplaced certificates cannot and will not be replaced. This certificate is void if copied, sold and otherwise prohibited. Any use of certificates, other than that expressly provided for above, constitutes fraud. No substitution of prizes permitted by winners. Prize is not for resale, cannot be redeemed for cash, is not transferable or exchangeable, and cannot be used in conjunction with any discount, premium or rebate offer. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute the prize with one of equal or greater value if prize is unavailable. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner's name, social media handles, photographs and likeness for purposes of advertising and promotion without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to, without limitation, errors in these Official Rules or advertising for this sweepstakes, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, human error or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor that, in the sole judgment of Sponsor, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.
Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date. Sponsor will not be responsible for incomplete, lost, late, is directed or illegible entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
By entering, entrants agree at all times to defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Sponsor from and against any and all claims, actions, liabilities, injuries, death, accidents, losses or damages of any kind resulting directly or indirectly from any and all activity related to entering and/or participating in this Sweepstakes or from the acceptance or use of prize. If due to a printing, production or other error, more prizes are claimed than are intended to be awarded for any prize level per the above; the intended prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all verified and validated entry forms. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded. Winners agree that Cincinnati USA RTN and its subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and promotion agencies shall not be liable for injuries or losses of any kind resulting from acceptance of or use of prize. Entries that are obtained through unauthorized sources are void. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes as solely determined by Sponsor. By participating in this sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor.
For the names of prizewinners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope after December 31, 2017 to: Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network, ATTN: Seasons in Cincy Sweepstakes, 50 E. Rivercenter Blvd, Suite 1100, Covington, KY 41011. REQUESTS RECEIVED WITHOUT A SELF-ADDRESSED, STAMPED ENVELOPE WILL NOT BE FILLED. Sweepstakes is sponsored by Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network. The decisions of the Sponsor regarding the selection of the winners and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules on in other materials relating to the Sweepstakes. If you have any questions regarding the Sweepstakes, contact Amber Potter, Marketing Manager, Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network or call (859) 581-0168.